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Texas Supreme Court Denies Motion for Stay / Recall
Today, the Texas Supreme Court issued an order denying ECUSA's motion for a stay or recall of its mandate pending ECUSA's request to the United States Supreme Court to review the Texas Court's decision in the Fort Worth case. This means that the case may pr...
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Archbishop Welby Struggles with a Greater Truth
As the Anglican Curmudgeon, it behooves me now and then to comment upon matters Anglican. And just now, there is a tempest in the Anglican teapot which I have refrained from noticing, because after all, it is still a small storm in a very small teapot. And ...
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Easter in the Episcopal Church (sigh) ... again
Yes, it's that time of year again -- when Episcopalians who simply want to celebrate their faith have to come to terms with the Presiding Bishop's Easter message , and not let it impede their own joyful participation in marking the meaning of Christ's resur...
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Watch out What You Ask for: ECUSA Gets CA Judge to Call Every Parish Conveyance Since 1979 into Question
In 1979, in response to threats by parishes to leave over the issue of women's ordination to the priesthood, ECUSA enacted its now notorious Dennis Canon . The Canon purported to impose unilaterally a trust upon the real and personal property of every singl...
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Judge Orders God to Break Up into Smaller Deities
From The Onion (some 12 years ago, but still timeless -- and especially appropriate on this day, with only a few minor changes to protect the innocent): WASHINGTON, DC—Calling the theological giant's stranglehold on the religion industry "blatantly anti-com...
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Reminder: My Good Friday Post of 2011
For Good Friday 2011, I put up this post analyzing the differences between the Gospel of John and the Synoptic Gospels in dating the Last Supper and Jesus' crucifixion. It remains timely today, and I cannot improve on the analysis, so I would commend it to ...
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Clarity from the State Church of Norway
Norway, which legalized same-sex partnerships in 1993 and adopted a "gender-neutral" marriage law in 2008, has an established State Church. Yesterday its general synod had a series of votes, as follows: The legislative assembly (Kirkemøtet) of the Church of...
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South Carolina Supreme Court Takes Jurisdiction of Appeals
In a brief order filed today, the Supreme Court of South Carolina has granted the motion filed earlier by Bishop Lawrence, his diocesan trustees and individual parishes to transfer to it jurisdiction of the current appeals brought by ECUSA and its rump grou...
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Enough evidence for you, Mr. Russell?
This video will put into perspective for you the extremely fragile niche which Planet Earth occupies in the vastness of the known universe. (Click on the four corners emblem at the lower right to watch it fullscreen.) Earth is: just the right distance from ...
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Who Wrote as "William Shakespeare"? - the Authorship Controversy
About sixteen years ago, I participated in a fundraiser for our (then) local theater organization, in the form of a mock jury trial centered on the question: Who Wrote the Plays Attributed to William Shakespeare ? The trial was couched as a hypothetical law...
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Attorney specializing in real property law and litigation, including church canon law
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    1970 - present
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Cambridge, MA - Honolulu, HI - Freiburg, Germany - Nevada City, CA
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An Episcopalian baptized and confirmed under the 1928 Book of Common Prayer. Things have not been the same since 1979, and my blog "Anglican Curmudgeon" is part of a long-time effort to understand why.
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I have started a second blog, "All Things Beethoven", to post some of my research on that composer and his music.
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  • Harvard University
    Music, 1962 - 1966
  • Harvard Law School
    J. D., 1967 - 1970
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